(269) 641-5923


The Zoning Administrator and the Building Department inspectors for Electrical, Plumbing, and Mechanical are to be called by phone to initiate any action for a permit.

The Zoning Administrator holds office hours Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 5 to 7 p.m.

The Building Inspector is at the Township Hall on Thursday evenings from 6  to 7 p.m. (EDT/EST).

Section 23a of the state construction code act of 1972, act no. 230 of the Public Acts of 1972, being section 125.1523a of the Michigan Compiled Laws, prohibits a person from conspiring to circumvent the licensing requirements of this state relating to persons who are to perform work on a residential building or a residential structure. Violators of section 23a are subject to civil fines.

Building Department Staff

  • Building Inspector, Randy Schmeling (269) 625-3260
  • Electrical Inspector, Ron Bellaire (269) 663-3429
  • Mechanical/Plumbing Inspector, John Dobberteen (269) 651-4567
  • Zoning Administrator, Leroy Krempec (269) 663-2347
  • The Zoning Administrator is available by appointment and on Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mason Township Hall.

Building Permit Applications

Zoning Permit Information (2 pages PDF)

Building Permit Application (6 pages PDF) Not valid unless Zoning Permit is attached, and which must be obtained from Zoning Administrator, Leroy Krempec. See above.)

Plumbing Permit Application (2 pages PDF)

Electrical Permit Application (3 pages PDF)

Rental Properties Application (2 pages PDF)

Mechanical Permit Application (2 pages PDF) and includes installations for:

  • Heating
  • Boiler
  • Water Heater
  • Chimney
  • Air Conditioner
  • Heat Pump
  • Bath/Kitchen Exhaust
  • Tanks, Humidifiers
  • Piping, and
  • Ductwork


Residents considering a carport or shed are reminded that prior to the placement of carports or sheds you MUST have an approved Zoning Application from the Zoning Administrator, and MUST also obtain a building permit prior to erecting carports or sheds. Be aware that carports and sheds will be assessed on your property taxes. If you have any questions feel free to contact the following officials. These people hold full-time jobs elsewhere so please leave a number where you can be reached during the evening. They will return your call.


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